Origin of upper class
Related formsup·per-class, adjective
Examples from the Web for upper class
Upper-class families, or those with educated children, are not free to duck custom either.
But it seems to me wholly wrong to contend, as Murray does, that such beliefs are rejected by upper-class Americans today.
A middle-class woman to boot, she ran the gauntlet of upper-class men marinated in sexism and class prejudice.The Sexy Side of Maggie: How Thatcher Used Her Softer Quality|Gail Sheehy|January 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The upper-class vowels were unforced, and the confident manner suggested good breeding and an expensive education.
Zawahiri was born to an upper-class family in Cairo known for producing diplomats and doctors.
A kind of screen used in upper-class houses: see illustration.
To Marjorie's secret disgust, Marcia Arnold was among the number of upper-class girls chosen to chaperon the picnickers.Marjorie Dean High School Freshman|Pauline Lester
"No, I don't believe very much in marriage—modern, upper-class marriage," she repeated.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
The upper-class Romans became, as it were, the experts, the specialists of war and empire and administration.The Evolution of States|J. M. Robertson
And his wife and daughter are helpless, conventional, upper-class rabbits.The Art Of The Moving Picture|Vachel Lindsay